This section is from the book "Mrs. Allen's Cook Book", by Mrs. Ida C. Bailey Allen. See also: The Conscious Cook: Delicious Meatless Recipes That Will Change the Way You Eat.
1/2 cupful sugar
3 tablespoonfuls melted butter or oleomargarine 2 eggs
1 cupful milk
3 teaspoonfuls baking powder 1/2 teaspoonful salt
Beat the eggs and sugar together until creamy. Sift together the flour, salt and baking powder and add alternately to the mixture with the milk. Add the melted shortening last and bake in a large cake pan in a quick oven.
3 1/2 cupfuls whole wheat meal 2 tablespoonfuls sugar 2 cupfuls milk
1 teaspoonful soda
2 teaspoonfuls cream of tartar
1 tablespoonful melted butter or oleomargarine
Mix together the dry ingredients. Beat the eggs light, add the milk and stir into the mixture. Beat thoroughly and bake in two small bread tins in a slow oven about fifty minutes.